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Iss Early Childhood Educator (Certificate Iii)

Careers at Council - Wollongong, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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Georges River Council -

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more livable.

Children's Services:

Georges River Council owns and operates seven children’s services across our LGA located at Beverley Hills, Carss Park, Hurstville, Kogarah, Penshurst, South Hurstville and a new purpose built service in Oatley West. Council’s Children’s Services educate and care for approximately 400 children with enrolments continuing to grow. We have a team who have been recognised for excellence in Environmental Programming and we are proud of our Reconciliation Action Plan which is developed in consultation with Aboriginal staff and community members.

Our educators take pride in their Early Childhood Education profession. We adhere to the guidelines, practices and regulations surrounding the National Quality Standards (NQS) and regularly review Quality Improvement Plans. Our services strive for excellence with two of our services receiving an overall exceeding rating by ACECQA. Our staff appreciate that we are a culturally diverse, united, supportive and social team. Our teams value and aim to create a positive, inclusive, motivated and collaborative work place culture.

There are many opportunities for both professional and skill development whilst employed at Georges River Council and opportunities for career progression either within or outside of Children’s Services. We have a range of roles in education, management, administration or food catering and current staff studying towards higher qualifications.

About The Opportunity

  • Inclusion Support Subsidy (ISS) position: 3 days/week, 30 hours per fortnight
  • Salary from $53,391 - $61,860 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation (pro rata)
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

Georges River Council is currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated ISS Early Childhood Educator (Certificate III) to join our dynamic and busy centre. You will provide a friendly, secure and stimulating learning environment for all children attending the Centre, and to assist in the planning and implementation of programmes which meet the developmental, cultural and special needs of children in care. You will also be required to provide support to, and ensure regular communication with parents of children in care.

Key Skills
  • Previous experience working with children 0-5 years of age in a Childcare Centre.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills and ability to relate well to children, families, staff, volunteers and the community.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, and to provide role-modelling as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated ability or willingness to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds and children and families with special needs.
  • Ability to speak a relevant community language e.g. Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Greek (desirable but not essential)

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Ria Goulimis, Coordinator Ocean Street Kindergarten on 02 9587 9869.

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Closing Date: 10 May 2021 11:30pm (AEST)

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

Wollongong, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training




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